escape

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  • When it managed to escape it found out that its mother had already died.
  • Many had already been killed while others were finished off while attempting to escape.
  • He will escape to-night, and so his blood Will not be on my head. Cited from The Duchess of Padua, by Oscar Wilde
  • Over the next two days parts of the other three divisions also managed to escape.
  • As a result, the Roman army was surrounded with no means of escape.
  • Escaped slaves would move north along the route from one way station to the next.
  • His mind was made up; he would escape to-night. Cited from Battle Of The Strong, by G. Parker, v6
  • The Bank also had a narrow escape of a different nature.
  • He had a plan to escape to-night, and he could put it into a post inside the lines. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 9, No. 54, April, 1862, by Various
  • The escape is successful, but the same cannot be said for Earth and its inhabitants.
  • Four days after his arrival there, he escaped with another boy.
  • The color of each point represents how quickly the values reached the escape point.
  • They would have escaped if not for the chain that bound them to the wall.
  • Five captured men managed to escape from the camp.
  • You must take that, and escape to-night. Cited from Conjuror's House, by Stewart Edward White
  • Meanwhile, the centre was filled with smoke and all except four people escaped the centre.
  • He is able to escape however, and banish his brother in his place.
  • Before his prison sentence he managed to escape to England with a new identity.
  • Prisoners who did escape without getting shot were often found dead kilometres away from the camp.
  • The story takes place a day or so after the events in Escape from New York.
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Meaning of escape

  • noun The act of escaping physically
    he made his escape from the mental hospital, the canary escaped from its cage, his flight was an indication of his guilt
  • noun An inclination to retreat from unpleasant realities through diversion or fantasy
    romantic novels were her escape from the stress of daily life, his alcohol problem was a form of escapism
  • noun An avoidance of danger or difficulty
    that was a narrow escape
  • noun A means or way of escaping
    hard work was his escape from worry, they installed a second hatch as an escape, their escape route
  • noun A plant originally cultivated but now growing wild
  • noun The discharge of a fluid from some container
    they tried to stop the escape of gas from the damaged pipe, he had to clean up the leak
  • verb Run away from confinement
    The convicted murderer escaped from a high security prison
  • verb Remove oneself from a familiar environment, usually for pleasure or diversion
    We escaped to our summer house for a few days, The president of the company never manages to get away during the summer
  • verb Issue or leak, as from a small opening
    Gas escaped into the bedroom